Kalmar Launches Mid-Range Electric Forklifts in North America

Cargotec is now offering the Kalmar ECF50-90 Series electric pneumatic forklift featuring AC power to the North American market. The machine is an environmentally friendly alternative for end users lifting loads between 11,000 and 19,800 pounds, particularly for diesel-powered forklift users facing new regulations in 2012. Peter Olsson, Cargotec’s director of industrial sales in North […]

29/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Hyster Shows New Big Truck at ConExpo

Hyster Co., Greenville, N.C., showcased its Tier 4 H450HDS big truck, which meets the revised U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tier 4 Interim emissions standards for off-highway diesel engines, at ConExpo in Las Vegas, Nev., last week.The H450HDS, best suited for mining, general cargo, and lumber and steel mill applications, provides durability, reliability and increased maneuverability […]

28/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Georgia Port Authority Places Major Order with Konecranes

This month, the Georgia Port Authority (GPA) ordered 20 Konecranes rubber-tired gantry cranes and four Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes from Konecranes. The deliveries start with the first RTGs in 2011 and continue with STS cranes during 2013. The value of the order was not made public. The Port of Savannah is the fastest growing […]

28/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Han-Tek Builds Transfer Car for Power Plant

Victor, N.Y.-based Han-Tek Inc. has been awarded a contract by the New York Power Authority (NYPA), to design and build a new transfer car for the Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant (LPGP), the auxiliary facility at NYPA’s Niagara Power Project in Lewiston, N.Y. Under the terms of the bid contract, Han-Tek will supply a transfer car to […]

28/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Cargotec Completes Navis Acquisition

Cargotec, Helsinki, Finland, has acquired terminal operating system (TOS) provider Navis from Zebra Technologies Corp., Lincolnshire, Ill. The acquisition, which Cargotec announced in January, combines Navis' flexible and scalable TOS software with Cargotec's cargo and load handling equipment and services. Together, the companies will be able to offer integrated solutions to deliver turnkey operations to […]

21/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Applied Machinery Introduces New Compact Crane Lines to U.S. Market

Garth McGillewie, president of Applied Machinery Sales, Pineville, N.C., announces the availability of two Italian-made crane lines now being imported to the United States. “The Ormig pick-and-carry cranes and Kegiom mini crawler cranes are extremely versatile and excel where size and maneuverability are a concern,” says McGillewie. Ormig pick and carry cranes have lifting capacities […]

17/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Magnetek Announces New Business Development Manager

Magnetek Inc., Menomonee Falls, Wis., announced that Don Schneider has joined the company as business development manager for radio controls. Schneider has more than 14 years of experience in radio controls, including three years as radio controls product manager at Magnetek and most recently 11 years in radio control sales, research and development, and engineering […]

16/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Waytek Introduces Weatherproof Ignition Switches

Waytek Inc., Chanhassan, Minn., introduced a line of weatherproof ignition switches suitable for harsh environments and available in plastic or brass styles. The plastic switches have a durable plastic case and stem with a PVC boot for added weather protection. The brass switches have a brass case and mounting hardware with a chrome-plated brass facenut. […]

15/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Terex Announces Opening of Manufacturing Facility in China

Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) Changzhou, Shanghai, China, celebrated the opening of a new manufacturing facility. The new facility, built to serve as the product development, parts distribution, and service center for China, is approximately 260,000 square feet and is part of Terex AWP’s global expansion plan to produce local products for local markets. The […]

11/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Trojan Battery Selects a UK Distributor

Trojan Battery Co., Santa Fe Springs, Calif., announced a distribution agreement with UK Batteries, Manchester, England, which will expand Trojan’s presence and strengthen the company’s leadership in the region. As Trojan’s authorized master distributor, UK Batteries will be responsible for overseeing the distribution and servicing of Trojan products in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. “Trojan’s […]

10/03/2011 - 04:00 am

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